In response to patriarchal trauma, this powerful spoken word poem addresses the resilience that happens when women assert themselves. It reminds women that they are more than insults, than tools to provide some man a sense of pleasure or power. It reminds women that their voices ARE the weapons that can fight and conquer systemic and cultural oppression.
Venessa Marco was just trying to buy lunch when a man asked her if she “knows how to deep throat.” And this isn’t an isolated incident. Most of us can remember a time when we were going about our days when all of a sudden, we’re reminded that a man doesn’t view us as a person, but as an object. Check out this awesome poem to see how Venessa handled the situation.